A 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed to death in East London.
The victim, now identified as Karalius Paulius, was knifed in Tower Hamlets close to his home.
Police were called to St Anne’s Row, last Saturday (6 November), just after 00.55am to reports of a fight.
Officers at the scene found Karalius, a Lithuanian national, with a stab wound. He was taken to hospital but died six days later.
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Karalius’ next of kin have been informed. A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.
A 38-year-old man was re-arrested today (Saturday, November 13) on suspicion of Karalius’ murder.
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The man is one of five males previously arrested by detectives investigating the incident.
Four other males previously arrested in connection with this incident are no longer in police custody.
Enquiries continue in relation to these four people.
Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 401/06Nov. To remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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